Mar 27, 2014

Street Art That Plays With Its Surroundings

Street Art That Plays With Its Surroundings

OakOak is a street artist from Saint-Étienne, France (featured previously). What I love most about his work is the way it plays with its surroundings. The artworks are site-specific, fun and imaginative. Where others see simple cracks in the wall or shadows on the ground, OakOak envisions something different altogether. Below you will find…

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Mar 27, 2014

This Guy Made a High Five Camera Because High Fives Make Everything Better

This Guy Made a High Five Camera Because High Fives Make Everything Better

Andrew Maxwell-Parish rigged an Arduino Yún to a GoPro so the camera would automatically take a short video clip any time he gave someone a high five. You can see the results in the video above. High fives make everything better. They connects us, they makes us smile and they are way better than…

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Mar 26, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Road to the Stars

Picture of the Day: The Road to the Stars

Photograph by NASA via Lloyd B. Eldred/galtham.org In this amazing aerial photograph by NASA, we see the rollout of space shuttle Atlantis to the launching pad on 4 September 2008. STS-125 was the fifth and final space shuttle servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). After several delays, launch occurred on 11 May…

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Mar 26, 2014

Rare Portraits of Roald Amundsen. The First Person to Reach the South Pole

Rare Portraits of Roald Amundsen. The First Person to Reach the South Pole

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (16 July 1872 – c. 18 June 1928) was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to become the first men to reach the South Pole in December 1911. In 1926, he was the first expedition leader to be recognized without dispute as having reached…

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Mar 26, 2014

Country Maps Made from Regional Foods

Country Maps Made from Regional Foods

Originally inspired by a passion for travel, Food Maps by Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves, use regional foods to create physical maps of countries and continents around the world. This does not necessarily mean the food originally came from the country, just that it is heavily incorporated into the country’s cuisine. As the duo…

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Mar 26, 2014

Houston FD Makes the Most Amazing Last-Second Rescue You Will See Today

Houston FD Makes the Most Amazing Last-Second Rescue You Will See Today

On 25 March 2014 the Houston Fire Department saved a worker from the top floor of a burning building. The apartment complex was still under construction so many fire safety features like sprinkler systems and fire-retardant materials had yet to be installed. The video, uploaded by user Karen Jones, was filmed from a building…

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Mar 25, 2014

Picture of the Day: Panthera pardus

Picture of the Day: Panthera pardus

PANTHERA PARDUS Photograph by Dwi Rahmaputra Judha Flickr | Twitter | 500px In this beautiful capture by Dwi Rahmaputra Judha, we see a leopard (Panthera pardus) laying by the water. The leopard is a member of the Felidae family with a wide range in some parts of Africa and tropical Asia, from…

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